Space technology of the future
• Space technology of the future
Every year in the days of April, celebrating the Day of Cosmonautics, we traditionally look to the past, remembering the first orbital flight of Yuri Gagarin. However, the future of man in space, deserves no less attention, so we offer you an overview of space equipment, which is in the process of development or improvement.
The automatic cruise missile X-51A Waverider, which can reach speeds of 7, 5 thousand kilometers per hour.
The new heavy launch vehicle, NASA Space Launch System developed for the delivery of astronauts on the Moon, asteroids, and in a more distant future, perhaps to Mars. Computer graphics.
The demonstration of an inflatable housing module Bigelow Expandable Activity Module at a briefing for the media in Las Vegas, January 16, 2013.
The stage of the launch vehicle Falcon 9 SpaceX company successfully landed on the platform in the Atlantic Ocean 300 km off the coast of Florida, USA, April 8, 2016.
Test solid rocket motor launcher Space Launch System based company Orbital ATK in Promontory, Utah, USA, March 11, 2015.
The prototype space plane Dream Chaser Sierra Nevada Corporation Company prior to testing in the Flight Research Center named Armstrong to the territory of the United States Air Force Air Base Edwards, California, August 2, 2013.
Space robot prototype, equipped with a smartphone Smart SPHERES.
The device GROVER NASA, designed to study the ice cover at the research station Upper Camp in Greenland, May 10, 2013.
The aircraft carrier White Knight Two in the hangar aerospace test center Mojave Air and Space Port in Mojave, California, USA, November 4, 2014.
The spacecraft "Cassini" flies over the surface of Saturn - Enceladus. Computer graphics.
Launching UAV Crew Dragon company SpaceX with the pad 40 on the US Air Force base at Cape Canaveral, Florida, May 6, 2015.
Spacecraft Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer above the lunar surface. Computer graphics.
Preparation of carrier rocket improved Falcon 9 SpaceX to launch the company on the Air Force Base Vandenberg in California, USA, September 27, 2013.
Experts set the heat shield of the spacecraft 'Orion "at Kennedy Space Center in Florida, USA.
The test Robonaut 2, the first humanoid robot in space, in the module "Destiny" of the International Space Station, January 2, 2013.
A scale model of a supersonic aircraft Boeing unit, which is in the process of creation.
An unmanned space shuttle Boeing X-37.
Mars Science Laboratory (MNL) is close to Mars. Computer graphics. Rover "Kyuriositi" was inside the aerodynamic capsule MNL.
Argentine aerospace engineer Pablo de Leon (Pablo de Leon) is testing the NDX-1 space suit designed for possible future work on Mars, at the Antarctic station Marambio, March 13, 2011.